Unlike the later Gotham series, which focuses on the adults and the villains, Bruce Wayne centered around a 17-year-old Bruce with shareholders who are out to kill him — literally.While the pilot script had some good reviews, did not even get to the filming stages, likely quashed by the Warner Bros. With Batman off the table, The WB rolled the dice by going after a concept that studio executive Peter Roth had been wanting to do for decades — a series about a young Superman.“We kind of grew up together.” Tom also, in a roundabout way, defended his decision not to go full Superman in the series.“This needed to be a show about Clark Kent, not about Superman,” Tom said. When we got into Season 5, they started to say, ‘Well…May 5: RECENT AND RELATED Welling answers ‘Why doesn’t he just put on the suit?
The pilot was directed by the now Emmy-winning David Nutter, and the look of the series was set by directors including Greg Beeman (Heroes), who stayed with the show for a little over 100 episodes, and directed the series finale.scruffy boys take the lead theres no argument there and while tom welling has been bearded every now and then he's too smooth in the show but what he lacks in scruff he makes up for in thighs that can crack walnuts haha It was addressed in there as well.This is the music lounge Coachella fans discussing all sorts of music related topics. Writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar developed the series that would eventually be called Smallville with a pilot script that humanized the Clark Kent character and brought him in line with the kind of programming that the young WB audience craved.To play the iconic role, Gough and Millar recruited a new actor and former model named Tom Welling, whose few credits included a sexy role on Judging Amy.He served as the executive producer of the TV series Hellcats which focused on the lives of college cheerleaders and starred Ashley Tisdale and appeared as a Secret Service agent in the film Parkland which was released earlier this year. Unfortunately, in 2011, Jones was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison, convicted on a charge of conspiracy to possess illegal drugs with the intent to distribute.Flash forward to almost ten years after the series premiere, Smallville had survived the move to a fledgling network at a time when their new channel, The CW, had higher priorities mostly involving pretty-young-rich-people dramas like Gossip Girl.The show had gone from “freaks of the week” to full-on superhero events written by DC Entertainment’s own Geoff Johns, with the romance between Clark Kent and Lois Lane also told on screen in those final seasons. That end came with the two-hour series finale (appropriately titled “Finale”) which aired five years ago, on May 13, 2011.Tom Welling has since surfaced in small roles including Draft Day and Parkland, and was set to produce and star in a new series titled which was in contention for CBS, (which unfortunately did not order a pilot to film during this development cycle).While doing press for The Choice, the often reclusive and press-shy Welling finally addressed his time on the show and what it meant to him.